THEATRE

BAZAAR & RUMMAGE - 1992

Eve Ferret - BAZAAR & RUMMAGE - 1992

Eve Ferret - BAZAAR & RUMMAGE - 1992 - Play by Sue Townsend

Synopses: Settings Of Play:A multi-purpose church hall. Gwenda, an ex-agoraphobic, leads a self-help group of three who have been unable to leave their homes for a variety of reasons. She forces them to help at a local bazaar, enlisting the support of Fliss, a trainee social-worker. While sorting through the rummage their individual fears erupt but calm is restored by the ever-sensible Fliss. As they leave the hall it is apparent their agoraphobia is not cured but they have made the effort.
In true Townsend style high comedy is flavoured with a very serious undertone.

This play by Sue Townsend (author of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 has sold over 20 million copies worldwide and has become a modern classic.

Venue: THEATRE ROYAL LINCOLN
Performance dates: 10th March - 14th March 1992
Directed by Richard Haddon
Designed by Simon Kimmel
Associate producer: Mig Kimpton
Lighting by David Kidd
Genre: Comedy

Characters:
Gwenda: a middle-aged volunteer social worker, an ex-agoraphobic
Fliss: a youngish trainee social worker
Katrina: an agoraphobic, ex-variety 'songstress'
Bell-Bell: an obsessionally clean agoraphobic who plays piano
Margaret: a working-class vulgarian agoraphobic for fifteen years
Woman Police Constable(WPC): a woman that is terrified of community policing

Cast:
Lesley Joseph
Liza Tarbuck
Linda Davidson
Eve Ferret
Dilys Watling
Diane Axford

Link: SUE TOWNSEND